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Bernard Recht, MD, PHD

Bernard Recht, MD, PHD

California Skin Institute – Skilled Dermatologist in Sunnyvale

Dr. Recht was born and raised in the foggy Sunset District of San Francisco, California, where he attended Lowell High School. He graduated with a degree in Bacteriology and Immunology from U.C. Berkeley, and completed a Ph.D. degree in Immunochemistry from Mt Sinai – CUNY, while completing his research at NYU in New York City. Dr. Recht received his medical training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and did his internship at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. A residency and a research fellowship in dermatology were done at Stanford University.

Bernard Recht, MD, PhD is Board Certified in Dermatology. He is on the staff of El Camino Hospital, is a Clinical Instructor at the Palo Alto Veteran’s Hospital, and an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center.

Sunnyvale Dermatology was founded by Dr. Recht in 1987, and in 2008 moved to its current location on Knickerbocker Drive. This clinic will now merge into California Skin Institute and become the premier Sunnyvale location.

Besides teaching Stanford Dermatology residents, Dr. Recht is active in the community, and has been involved in running skin cancer screenings, and giving lectures on the detection and prevention of skin cancer.

Dr. Recht loves to spend time planting in his garden, taking watercolor classes, traveling, and spending quality time with his wife and three grown children.

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